Law Schools
In Reno, Nevada

There are 3 law schools in Reno for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of law and law education in Reno, which includes law training at the following levels:

  • Law Certificate
  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law
  • Masters degree in Law
  • PhD degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Reno Vs. Nevada Law Employment

Reno 2,510
Nevada 15,940

Of the 15,940 law professionals employed in Nevada, 2,510 work in Reno. Between 2006 and 2010, in Reno, there has been a 36% growth in the number of law professionals. Overall employment in Reno has decreased.

Reno Vs. Nevada Law employment growth

16,290 16,510 15,200 15,420 15,940
1,840 2,650 2,570 2,580 2,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Nevada
  • Dark Yellow: Reno

Law VS. All professions salaries in Reno

$74,392 $81,538 $83,894 $84,815 $90,028
$37,910 $38,980 $40,110 $41,440 $42,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Reno
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Reno

As the number of law professionals in Reno has grown, salaries for law professionals have also increased. Reno law professionals made $90,028 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for law professionals in Reno was $74,392 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Reno.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Reno

10th percentile
$60,298
25th percentile
$73,973
50th percentile
$86,363
75th percentile
$92,500
90th percentile
$83,585

Reno law professionals earn a median yearly salary of $86,363. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $60,298 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 39% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Reno

Homeland Security
$51,667
Paralegal
$53,955
Criminal Justice
$56,850
Forensic Accounting
$62,690
Criminology
$84,900
Law
$90,028
Public Administration
$142,630

On average law professional salaries in Reno are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Reno

3

Many of Reno's law professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Reno

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
6
Total9

There are a total of 9 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Reno's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Reno

associate
0
bachelor
7
master
26
doctor
3
Certificate
40
Total76

Approximately 76 students graduated from law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Reno, Nevada

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